The recent re-animation of the zombie in popular culture has led to the creation of the "zombie romantic comedy," or the zomromcom. Evidence of the zomromcom phenomenon can be found in books, movies, and on the internet. Articles are invited for an edited collection on issues related to any element of zombie romantic comedies. The following categories suggest possibilities for exploration but are by no means exhaustive:
Articles are invited for an edited collection on issues related to any element of The Walking Dead (either the original graphic novel or the AMC television series). The following categories suggest possibilities for exploration but are by no means exhaustive:
• Zombies/the Undead
• The postapocalyptic world
• Fandom and/or Reception
• Transformation and/or Adaptation
Call for papers for a Special Session panel for the 2014 MLA convention in Chicago (Jan 9-12) on the topic of "Early Nineteenth-Century Lecturing in the U.S." Lecture culture prior to the Civil War, especially New Media approaches, history of the book, rhet-comp. Papers that discuss early African American, Native, or women lecturers particularly welcome. Also, lyceum and popular education. Abstracts and CVs by March 15. email@example.com. Inquiries welcome.
Transnational Currents of US-China Relations: The 10th Anniversary of the American Studies Network (USCET-ASN) in China
Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary
Saturday 23rd March 2013
University of Roehampton, London
Invited speakers include: Jeannette Baxter (Anglia Ruskin); Peter Childs (Gloucestershire); Caroline Edwards (Lincoln); Sebastian Groes (Roehampton); M. Hunter Hayes (Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA); Hugo Spiers (UCL); Philip Tew (Brunel)
4th Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice
Tuesday 17th September – Thursday 19th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom
The Edith Wharton Society invites papers that engage with this year's SAMLA conference theme: "Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds." We are open to a variety of interpretations. For example, what meanings emerge when we consider Wharton's work alongside the "networked worlds" of her various homes and travels? How has the rise of digital humanities and new forms of communication fostered new scholarship and approaches to Wharton's writing? A range of responses to this topic is welcome, including examinations of her travel writings, other non-fiction, fiction, and poetry.
The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held Friday, March 22nd. This year's theme is "The Literary and the Critical: Poetics and the Politics of Writing in the 21st Century." The GSEA welcomes submissions on a variety of topics related to literary criticism, theory, material criticism, cultural studies, composition and rhetoric, pedagogy, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. Papers/readings should last no more than 15 minutes.
Authors may submit individual paper proposals, but they are also encouraged to submit proposals for panels of 3-4 related presentations.
The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel. Literary paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, and memoir are welcome. Please submit a 200-word abstract by 4/1/13 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SCMLA conference will be held in New Orleans, LA from October 3-5, 2013.
Registration is now open for the Fifteenth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, June 6-8 2013. We welcome abstracts from graduate students on any topic in the field of Shakespeare and Renaissance Studies. Undergraduate students in their final two years of study are also invited to attend the conference as auditors.
CALL FOR PAPERS / 12th ANNUAL BTA DEBUT PANEL
Black Theatre Association (BTA) Focus Group
Curtains Up: Conversation Among Emerging Scholars
ATHE 2013, August 1 - 4, 2013
The Black Theatre Association (BTA), a focus group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), seeks essay submissions for its 12th Annual Debut Panel.
BTA will hold a joint session with the American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS) and the Latino/a Focus Group (LFG) in order to foster communication across our interrelated disciplines. Each focus group—BTA, ATDS, and LFG—will select two papers to represent them on these interdisciplinary panels.
Luvah ( http://luvah.org ) is an international, inter-disciplinary journal of religion, philosophy, and politics. We are interested in papers that transgress traditional boundaries inherent in the current compartmentalization of knowledge. We are looking for articles, poems, and short stories that fit into the theme of our journal, which is the critical examination of modernity and postmodernity from the perspectives of traditionalism, critical theory, and primitivism. Articles analyzing Ancient thought, eco-criticism, and creative pieces are also welcome. We accept acticles from students and independent artists and thinkers as well as more established scholars.
Making New, Making Strange
A Moving Worlds Conference in collaboration with the Division of English, NTU
Venue: School of Humanities and Social Sciences, NTU, Singapore
Dates: 14–17 June 2013
Professor Ien Ang (University of Western Sydney)
Professor David Richards (Emeritus Professor, University of Stirling)
Merlinda Bobis (Philippines/Australia), Elizabeth Cook (UK), Dermot Healy (Ireland),
Lynette Hunter (USA), Olive Senior (Jamaica), Yang Lian (NZ/UK/China)
There was a time once when Indian students had to go overseas to pursue education in management. That was a time when MBA had limited options. . However, today there are plenty of business management institutes teaching the gimmicks of business. One such renowned institute is MIMA.
MITCON Institute of Management, widely known as MIMA, was established in 2005 by MITCON Consultancy & Engineering Services Ltd. MIMA is located on the NH4 Balewadi, and is known for its quality management education. This PGDM College in India is approved by the AICTE, and is ISO 9001:2008 certified. We have also received 'A' rating from the CRISIL Business School.
MITCON Institute is one of the leading PGDM colleges in India. Established in 2005, we have garnered a name for ourselves in a short span, amongst students from within the country and outside.
We offer Post Graduate Diploma courses in Business Administration, Banking & Financial Services, Biotechnology Management, Agribusiness & Management, and Pharmaceutical Management.
As we cannot mention details of all our courses together, here is gist of the Agribusiness management course we offer-